This 2007 article discusses drinking water taste competitions. "Just think of water taste competitions as film industry awards. There's the Academy Awards (Berkeley Springs claims it's the granddaddy, with a 17-year history of water tasting), the Golden Globes (maybe AWWA [American Water Works Association]) and People's Choice Awards (U.S. Conference of Mayors)." Also describes factors considered in water taste tests. From Water & Wastewater News, a news source for industrial and municipal water professionals.